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Sep 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
slovakia and its southern neighbor, hungary. begun in 1977, this was one of the last gigantic construction projects undertaken by the communist regime. a joint venture between hungary and czechoslovakia, this immense hydroelectric project has become an inherited source of conflict. white: the idea was that they would divert water from the danube river through turbines to generate hydroelectric energy. but at the same time, it was potentially environmentally destructive. it would move 97% of the water from the danube river through a concrete channel that could then be run through the turbines. hungarian scientists began to realize that there would be vast environmental consequences-- pollution of groundwater tables, even surface water would be polluted. it could potentially destroy habitat for animals. and there was another issue that downriver from the dam is budapest, a city of 2 1/2 million people. in time, hunrians, through street protests, et cetera pressured their own government to slow down on their... their half of the project, so that by late 1980s, the hungarians only had complete
Sep 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
tells us how a storm helped change history. >> budapest is the capital of hungary, but it wasn't always one city. the river danube divided buda and pest until a terrible storm led to the building of a bridge. the story goes that count széchenyi's father fell ill here on the pest side. the count was on the other side of the river, the buda side. by the time the count got across by boat, his father had died. he had even missed his father's funeral. the count took on the task of raising money for this bridge to be built so people would always be able to cross the river. called the "chain bridge," because its cables look like bicycle chains, it was completed in the mid-1800s. a few years later, the cities of buda and pest were officially united, and for good measure, they threw in a third neighboring city -- obuda. it has been budapest ever since. some say the first king here was attila the hun, hence the name "hungary." others say the first king was actually st. stephen. there's a magnificent church built in his name. the funicular is a train that's more like an elevator. it travels up th
Sep 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
have been a fraud since an officer returned home after he was present in hungary for be heading an armenian soldier. after he was extradited, the president pardoned him and promoted him to a major. protests have broken out across armenia in response. they have been brought in for processing. one out of 60 will remain due to difficulty of verifying their addresses. the rest of them, under law, have the caused outrage forcing them to drop the charges. >> even authorities are moving to put quotas on women in a major corporation management structures according to reports. >> the justice ministry plans to impose legal quotas on all 27 eu members this autumn. this would oblige listed companies to increase the number of women on their boards to 45% by 2020. >> in germany, 20% of the board members on the dax-listed companies are female. >> she sits on the continental supervisory board. among the companies listed on the german stock exchange has one woman on its top decision making body. they ranked germany in the mid tier in its percentage of women executives. among european countries,
Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
after -- 25 years after. look at what happies in hungary, for example. budapest. so spring, winter, spring again, it's a long process. french revolution, you know the story as well as me. it was, again, a long process. democracy takes time. and another thing, what wi see today is a result of 42 years in the case of libya, more in the case of egypt, of dictatorship, of democratic. how can we hope freedom to come completely perfectly armed out of the nest after such a long time of darkness. >> bernard-henri levy, tariq ream dan, and paul wolfowitz, thank you very mump. >>> up next, what is ahead on auto pilot in iran. we'll explore. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about that 401(k) you picked up back in the '80s. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like a lot of things, the market has changed, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and your plans probably have too. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at charles schwab, we'll give you personalized recommendations tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 on how to reinvest that old 401(k). tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 so talk to chuck tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and bring your old 401(k) into the 21st century. tdd#:
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
. in eastern europe we had the democratic spring 20 years after 25 years after. look at what happens in hungary, for example. budapest. so spring, winter, spring again, it's a long process. french revolution, you know the story as well as me. it was, again, a long process. democracy takes time. and another thing, what we see today is a result of 42 years in the case of libya, more in the case of egypt, of dictatorship, of democratic coma. sort of mental coma. how can we hope freedom to come completely perfectly armed out of the nest after such a long time of darkness. >> bernard-henri levy, tariq ramadan, and paul wolfowitz, thank you very much. >>> up next, what is ahead on auto pilot in iran. we'll explore. ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about the cookie-cutter retirement advice ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 you get at some places. ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 they say you have to do this, have that, invest here ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 you know what? ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 you can't create a retirement plan based on ttd#: 1-800-345-2550 a predetermined script. ttd#: 1-800
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Sep 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. it was a conspiracy that wanted independence from the hungary empire. they plotted this out when he gave his speech, had ray lined up, but nothing went right. they didn't have the right weapon, a second guy chickened out, the third guy missed, the fourth guy had the gun jam. another went down the same boulevard, and the last assassin is sitting there disrespondent on the curve eating a sand witch, and then, oh, there he is, boom, shoots him. it's chaotic. after the fact, we try to find a secret, hidden organization there. stossel: how we construct beliefs and reenforce them as true. >> right. the way it works is our beliefs come first, the reason we believe is second. our culture shapes our beliefs, and after the fact, we search evidence to short them. stossel: it's a myth that the founding fathers were believing christians. >> yes. stossel: i thought they were. >> in a way. they are ds liberal christians, in a general belief in a creator, but nothing like modern christians who would like to back into history modern beliefs about christianity. that is another great mist, that the founding fathers w
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
french of the international monetary fund and very public way. did on facebook. said that hungary cannot accept the imf conditions in exchange for an estimated $19 billion loan. his announcement took the world by surprise. the day earlier he said the negotiations for the loan were going well. for the record, 22 times as many blacks as the imf of ron facebook. interesting. coming up next, will all gardens stop its never ending possible? is the parent company copping out major go to its workers in a new lawsuit. we break it down coming up next. ♪ cheryl: does your favorite restaurant chain break federal labor laws? and knew law says darden restaurants incorporated which includes all of garden, when stakeouts, capital grille, red lobster, underpaying its workers with more on this. fox news legal analyst joining me now. so, they're looking for a class action on this. >> class action, but they only have to practice. i have the complete right here. nineteen pages, and they're only alleging to plaintiffs. they're saying, thousand employees with all of these companies, i'm really getting, ther
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Sep 8, 2012 12:00am EDT
facebook page. he said that hungary will not accept pension cuts and bank tax cuts in exchange for an estimated $19 billion imf loan. talk about rejection. first of all, what are those people doing on facebook? >> my take is it shouldn't happen on facebook. a public forum. the kind of stuff you should be doing face-to-face. the day before they said there were working an agreement and everything was working in the right direction. they didn't like with the imf was doing. unlike the conditions. >> behind closed doors. >> the presidential election on facebook. [laughter] >> why not? melissa: i guess one not. i'm wondering if this is real. i feel like there's something more. some aid is on facebook doing something or some -- i can't believe that real, serious people live there. >> we discussed this before we came out. major international monetary decisions on facebook. melissa: all right. thanks to both of you. >> thank you. melissa: the final stretch of the 2012 campaign is underway. fox business says president obama hopes it the election does not consent and the gas. >> comin
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
our fair share? >> we tell stories put in prison. a guy that came to escape from hungary and put him in jail for three years. do you know what he did? he put clean dirt on dry land and they said, dirt is a pollutant and dry land is a wet land. >> sean: unbelievable. >> that kind of stuff shouldn't happen in america. >> sean: it is happening. did you hear about the case. there was couple they found these gold double eagle coins, 1939, they are worth about $80 million. they had a court case because confiscated them or asked them to turn them in. they had the ten coins or whatever it was. they said, no, we're taking them and you don't get a penny. >> like the nazis taking paintings from jewish families they are yours even if they find them 60 years later. we never changed some of those laws. some of the gold. we aloud gold ownership but never reversed the law. >> sean: i watched you closely at your speech at the republican convention. i agree with you. we have to cut out the waste, fraud and abuse. you talk specifically about the military. i'm worried about the world is about to blow up
Sep 3, 2012 10:00pm EDT
involvement to my grandparents. they came over as displaced persons from hungary a few decades ago. i think that my political involvement is a way of preserving for me and future generations for my descendents the american dream they tried to win for me. >> drame turns 18 before the election allowing him to vote and serve as a delegate. >>> up next russell crowe briefly lost at sea, why the actor needed some help from the coastguard this weekend. >> and later labor day joins the ranks of black friday and cyber monday. >>> labor day 2012 one for the history books. gas prices setting a new record high this day, the national average coming in at $3.83 a gallon breaking 2008's record by nearly 15 cents. don't you know it? some 28 million americans are driving home right now according to aaa. summer box office sales not setting a record this year, holiday weekend revenues down 3.4% from last year bringing the summer season total $125 million short of last year's record. meanwhile the corner of wall and broad is quiet today. u.s. markets are closed for the labor day holiday, the dow, nasdaq and s
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
for your wedding, if you're of a ma mature age. 258 for m 25 for men. 23 for women. in hungary, voucher cards for leisure activities. in the uk, time off for botox treatments. but the best kind of leave is eternity leave in australia where longtime employees get multiple months off in return for their loyalty. that was me still taking insulin with a vial and syringe. me, explaining what i was doing at breakfast. and me discovering novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is pre-filled with your pre-mix insulin. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. no vials, syringes or coolers to carry. flexpen is insulin delivery my way. novolog mix 70/30 is an insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes. do not inject if you do not plan to eat within 15 minutes to avoid low blood sugar. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions, including if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. most common side effects include reactions at the injection site, weight gain, swelling of your hands and feet, and vision changes. other serious side
Sep 20, 2012 9:00pm PDT
africa, in brazil. the recent one that was in hungary in the last couple of years, quite an ugly spill. >> narrator: in kolantar, huary, in 2010, this tailings dam collapsed after heavy rains, contaminating the town and nearby rivers. but john shively is not worried that the dams at pebble will fail. >> i basically believe that the technology is there to build the mine. i am convinced that the ability to keep things behind the tailings and impoundment facility that need to be kept there, that technology is all there. we are going to have to prove that we can do that to people. if we can't prove it, i don't see how the mine gets permitted. >> narrator: the town of dillingham is home to many of bristol bay's fishermen. in the winter of 2012, environmental scientists from the coalition of opponents gathered here to ask hard questions about the mine. finally, after eight years, the pebble partnership had released its environmental study. at 27,000 pages, this was the final step before the formal permitting process for the mine would begin. >> when we went into the tributaries, we started a
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
isn't it a touch paper for -- whenever we put up the truck, whether hungary or ice land, they're all pelting. but for the moment, the spaniards are far too civil lized to come near me. >> and it's nearly lunchtime, as well, i guess. we'll back out with you later in the show. pippa, thing positive joining us. steve's laid out what's going on in spain. and it's sort of not been dine mated by the fact that we had the fins, the dutch and the germans appear to be going back on what we agreed in june and saying if there's any money for banks, for new problems, which means if either one come out tomorrow and say we need 60 billion of bank recapitalization, that goes now straight on to the spanish books which was what we thought we weren't going to do. >> i don't think it's so sudden. i think we've been optimistic in our willingness to believe these numbers are accurate to begin with. >> we were willing to believe the politicians in the june summit saying well separate banks from the sovereign and esm can recapitalize banks. >> but the troica said the greek budget testify sit is actually twi
Sep 16, 2012 9:15am EDT
father was a freedom fighter in hungary against the soviets. here, he basically in his father said you do what you believe is right. this guy believes that what he does as an american cannabis farmer israel. he paces berkeley tuition, in cash, no questions asked from the farming operation before he moved to mendocino and started growing sustainably. they went to an automatic counter in your paid up through june. he always paid his taxes even when he was undergrad. he would use some euphemism like independent contractor. this is just a man who decided he was going to be above board about what he does. in my mighty as an american hero. here he is bank is these initiatives departments and, of course, getting his zip-tie. and ready to hurt the cartel. meanwhile, i've learned what profiling is. cannabis farmers in the famous area of cafta had to run what they call the cotler. it's highly one-to-one to the big market bay area and los angeles. we're only talking about legitimate people. not people but black marketeers going to the triple the price they can get in missouri and south government. t
Sep 22, 2012 8:15pm EDT
, greece, ireland, hungary and others are in terrible shape. serious, terrible shape and because some folks don't pay attention to the numbers, here's a chance for us to statistically help you. students of mine are professors who came to the united states who came to the universities where he taught and they are now professors at the university of athens a major university in greece. their salaries today as we speak are 40% less than what they were in may of 2010. just try to imagine yourself in a job that should captain which literally the money you get every week is 40% less, and that's true for all public employees in greece, police persons, fire persons, schoolteachers, social workers, you name it. these are societies that are in a major crash. people are leaving greece in a way they have not seen for 75 years. young people. there is no work. there's no future. is resuming in ireland which had a real bloom for the wild and the irish with a long history of this time of immigration are resuming it and likewise in other parts of europe. it's a very serious and political invocations are sta
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00am EDT
grand father came here from hungary, he came here for a job, not a government benefit. it is a message that should reach everybody. governor romney will get that out. i think he was just trying to explain kind of the political economic landscape and when you talk 24 hour as day almost which is what these candidates do, you don't always say things exactly the way you'd like to. give him a little bit of a break on that. connell: let me ask you one other question just a little bit slightly off this topic but it is about the economy and the campaign. i think if we weren't talking about this we would be talking a lot about china. the president yesterday talked tough on china. mitt romney throughout very tough on china. both candidates have kind of this hey we're going to be tough on the chinese message. as a business person i know you support romney but as a business person are you at all worried that this kind of trade war rhetoric that might be harmful to business or no? >> there's always a risk that we will be -- we'll do something to offend china, but look we are china's largest custome
Sep 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
is that growing up in communist hungary in the '50s, a friend of his coming back from austria gave him some wrigley gum. what did he do? he chopped it up in little pieces and started selling it for a profit. when he went back to school the principal at his school said this is a communist country. where are your morals at? another neat story about this gentleman, in 1977 some not only credited him, ok, as you pointed out being the father of high-speed trading, he might be the father of the tablet computer. in the '70s he tried to make a prototype that could be referred to as a tablet computer to trade what ultimately became high-speed trading. he's the founder of interactive brokers. current ce oh. a great american. welcome to the show, thomas. >> thank you, rick. happy to be here. >> listen, yes, is the fathas tf high-speed trading, what's going on on capitol hill today with dave lauer, a chicago trader, basically turning on what made profits for him in his career is similar to the story you're going to tell. you loved it. now you don't think it has any redeeming qualities and it should be
Sep 29, 2012 10:15pm EDT
union is no more and we're working with a democratic country. poland, hungary, czechoslovakia, the baltics are free. take a look at the middle east. we had to stand up against a tyrant. the us came together as we haven't in many, many years. and we kicked this man out of kuwait. and in the process, as a result of that will and that decision and that toughness, we now have ancient enemies talking peace in the middle east. nobody would have dreamed it possible. and i think the biggest dividend of making these tough calls is the fact that we are less afraid of nuclear war. every parent out there has much less worry that their kids are going to be faced with nuclear holocaust. all this is good. on the domestic side, what we must do is have change that empowers people -- not change for the sake of change, tax and spend. we don't need to do that any more. what we need to do is empower people. we need to invest and save. we need to do better in education. we need to do better in job retraining. we need to expand our exports, and they're going very, very well, indeed. and we need to s
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Sep 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
. and sound advice that is hard to swallow. ♪ ♪ we are hungary. -- hungry. [ mujahid ] there was a little bit of trepidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ >> gretchen: do youment a welfare check? here's the catch. state of michigan refusing to cut checks if children miss too much school . joining us from the michigan department of human service, good morning, ladies. >> good morning. >> gretchen: cheril, you are expanding an initiative and how does welfare correlate with kids going to school? >> one of the things we want to insure are breaking generational poverty and starts with the children. if they are regularly attending school they are going to graduate and they will be successful dults that's where it starts out and we want to insure all children have an opportunity to be
Sep 14, 2012 1:40am PDT
the correct answer. hungary was the correct answer. all right, the last time you jumped, you jumped over $25,000. >> i know, gosh. >> let's hope it's a lot less than that. $5,000, okay, well-- >> not bad, not bad. >> you still have a lot of good money up on the board, and by jumping the question, now just 10 away from the $1 million. "fashion forward" is your next category. "skinny-jeans tug-of-war" and "horn-rimmed-glasses-throwing" are two of the featured events in what annual "olympics" of style? >> well, i lived in brooklyn for quite a few years before i moved to new jersey, which is the home of williamsburg, where many of these kind of guys live, and i think it's got to be "b," hipster olympics, final answer. >> you paid attention when you were in brooklyn. >> i did. >> absolutely right. it is hipster olympics. okay, it's time to put some money in that bank. how much is behind this question? $3,000, okay. up to $5,100 now. just 9 away from the million. you still have a lifeline life. "quick bites." the father of an iowa boy who bit 11 students at his middle school told police that his s
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
be in another place in oak rich and the were written in hungary. they translated all of this. >> did you know that the secret trove of letters. >> i had no idea. i couldn't have imagined it. >> to me the most interesting period of american history is that period from world war ii to sputnik. there's a period it's not clear what people said , i mean, the trial is good. they have people under oath, and they will have everybody testify. that's not what people were thinking. she describes the day at which they close the mouse trap and what everybody's reactions were that day. you're not going get that anywhere else. >> how did you come upon that? >> thanks to marina who knew i was doing this project, and she finally said maybe you should come to an arbor and look at this stuff. it was awkward, the woman that her father left her mother for. she didn't want to look very personal letters. she trusted me to go through them and take out what was, you know, what was useful for the history and computing. and it brings the bock to life. i don't think there would be a book that is alive without her voice.
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